27 Feb 2012

Kumantsov and Beck victorious in Moscow

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Andrey Kumantsov and Annika Beck

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: The 18-year-old German Annika Beck won her second career singles title on the ITF Pro Circuit with victory in the Russian capital to add to her 2010 triumph in Kaarst, Germany. A 61 75 score line in Moscow saw the youngster triumph over her Belgian third seeded opponent Kirsten Flipkens.

The ITF Pro Circuit also staged a men's event alongside the women's event and it was 25-year-old Russian Andrey Kumantsov who walk away with the singles title after a straight sets win over compatriot Mikhail Biryukov. Kumantsov now has three career singles title wins to his name on the ITF Pro Circuit having previously won twice in August 2011, also in Russia.

In the doubles competitions titles went to Oksana Kalashnikova and Marta Sirotkina in the women's event for their second title win as a pair while the men's title was won by the team of Andis Juska and Deniss Pavlovs. The Latvians were competing in their fourth Russian Futures final of the year, a run of finals that has now seen them triumph in three.